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were admissible in court. the center of wrongful convictions of youth has a response on behalf of dassey... saying in part: "we are disappointed in the state's decision to prolong brendan's case by seeking an appeal." steven avery is working on his own appeal case -- but today his attorney -- kathleen zellner-- tweeted out this -- saying schimel's appeal is prolonging the injustice. dassey would have been released within the next two months if there would be a new trial, or the appeal was filed. live in the newsroom myra sanchick fox6 steph thanks myra now to our big story. wells fargo customers -- in shock-- after learning bank employees allegedly created millions of unauthorized accounts in their names. the company has been slapped with a 185-million-dollar fine and is refunding everyone affected. fox6s madeline anderson is live outside of the wells fargo in mequon... madeline what are customers there saying? no one i spoke with was directly
still they say its a good reminder to be proactive about where your money goes. friday mornings trip to the bank paid off for long-time wells fargo customer katie daley. "i had some question on a fee that i was inquiring about. it was explained to me that it was not applicable to me so shes always vigilant about looking over her bank statements-- a habit she encourages others to follow after news broke thursday that wells fargo employees secretly made 2 million fake bank and credit card accounts in customers names. "i was shocked because its such a good bank. it really is. i couldnt believe it, actually. " " i think in the end, we need to tighten up our laws and accountability. " federal regulators say the criminal activity spanned five
affected were hit with overdraft fees and other charges because their money had been unknowingly moved from regular accounts to bogus ones. despite the scandal... eric krueger plans to stay with wells fargo. "oh absolutely. " praising the steps the company has taken to right its wrong. the bank fired 53-hundred people and reimbursed victims 2-point-six million dollars. "the truth of the matter is, you can go to any bank in the untied states and eventually theres going to be a hiccup somewhere." the second of two girls accused of trying to kill their classmate for the fictional character "slenderman" changes her plea. 14-year-old anissa weier pleaded not guilty by reason of mental defect this morning. she's accused -- along with morgan geyser-- of stabbing her classmate 19 times. both of the
two doctors to give weier a mental evaluation. weier's attorney says if she's found to have a mental defect-- she'll have better resources for rehabilitation. "the hospital must constantly evaluate what is the least restrictive means necessary to both treat her and protect the public so, if say, an adult group home or some other form of supervision was more appropriate, she could be stepped down to th report on her mental state by october sixth. geyser also entered the same plea last month. a milwaukee man is sentenced for his involvement in a violent armed robbery at the bouchard's clothing store. 30-year-old "james wheeler" was sentenced in federal court to 19-years in prison. during the 2014 robbery -- he shot the store's co-owner in the chest -- seriously injuring him. another suspect was convicted in the robbery -- and was
is also facing charges in a milwaukee murder case. that trial begins later this fall. police in pleasant prairie are looking for tips after a hit-and-run accident that badly hurt a man riding a motorcycle. police say last thursday, the driver of a van turned left into the path of the motorcycle at 80th and cooper. a witness reported the van pulled over briefly -- then took off. the 35-year-old victim remains in serious condition at froedtert hospital. police have received few tips...and are calling on the driver to come forward. that individualh something, if this was their family member that had been seriously injured in the accident, theyd want somebody to step forward and thats all were asking. the van is a newer model dodge or chrysler. it's dark red or maroon and had tinted windows. police believe it also had damage on the front driver's side. anyone with information is asked to call pleasant prairie police. milwaukee police are investigating a crash -- in which a 60-year-old woman was
near 27th and saint paul when she was hit by a car just before 7:30 this morning. police say the 45-year-old woman behind the wheel stayed at the scene. the case will be referred to the district attorney's office in the coming days for possible charges. he had a voice that resonated with many.. and still has an effect, even in his time of death. fox six's derica williams has more on passing of radio host, eric von. shocked by the sudden death, pretty devastating colleagues recall how eric von eric von touched many in the milwaukee area. . the community looked up to him, reverend charles green was part of a special tribute at the radio station friday morning. its going to be a great loss that hes gone on sorrow and celebration of his life.. expressed through a gospel presentation. god doesnt make no mistakes and we must go on honoring a man who had the passion and ability to speak on a myriad of topics from music to politics.
echoed continuously. eric von was very well read person and had an all-around knowledge of a lot of things longtime colleague, curtiss harris says over the last 25 years the two became great friends he is probably the only person in truly confided in stunned by von's passing thursday. it becomes unbelievable when you first hear it von most recently launched the website brain, brawn and body focused on health concerns for 'its designed to inform african american men of better ways to live their lives "' and lent his voice to the precious lives project which addressed issues like gun violence. nats in milwaukee derica williams -- fox six news. in addition to hosting 'the eric von show' on w-n-o-v.... he had an impressive career in broadcasting, starting as a d-j and then moving into news. he was business manager for radio one in washington, d.c and a
download the fox six storm center appl. it's free for apple and android devices. ahead at six. it's the worst terror attack on american soil... ceremonies being held across the country this weekend to remember those killed on september 11th today though -- it was local first responders again coming to the plus. another school stepping up to help. what it's offering former i-t-t tech students who want to
list of colleges working to help former i-t-t tech students. "upper iowa university" says it's offering a grant of up to one-thousand dollars to help current and recent i-t-t grads looking to continue their education. the school says there's a chance credits could transfer over. upper iowa has a location near state fair park. on tuesday --
including the one in greenfield. it was one of the darkest days in american history. sunday marks the 15-year anniversary of the september 11th terror attacks. to honor the victims -- crews put up american flags on the bridges over the milwaukee river. nearly 3-thousand people were killed in new york city, washington, dc and near shanksville, pennsylvania. the blood center, doing its part to commemorate the anniversary as well. they're honoring those who were lost and those who rose to serve -- like first respode special 9/11 commemorative blood drive today. first responders manned the phones -- and they were busy. while many people called to thank first responders and make appointments to donate blood. others came in to give blood-- just like many of them did 15 years ago. "this building was filled with donors, hundreds of donors, just sitting in chairs and standing around. :31 this went on at all of our other donor sites. :34 the blood center sent 500 units
you, the festival continues to share native american history with a new generation -- new at six. heritage, history and culture. all on display as indian summer festival celebrates 30 years in milwaukee. 'the different performers, the vendors, the dancing. it offers the community a glimpse into our beauty, our culture.' before opening the gates afternoon, the three-day event started with education day for elementary and middle school students. 'the students are listening to the music, participating, making the crafts. we're lucky that we have this here in milwaukee.' that hands-on experience offers lessons that are impossible to mimic in a classroom. 'what games they play and what do they do as hobbies and stuff like that.' 'they're like corn stalks and then you can make it into people. had you seen
and seeing and watching a video about it. you're actually touching and looking at it.' indian summers goals are to promote and protect native american culture - to the students visiting for education day, and especially for native kids growing up in an ever-changing world. 'it's been really important to me because now i've been going to more pow wows, and i've been learning more about who i actually am.' 'some of the things that these children learn in our class, they'll never forget. and it will live with them till they're adults and they're having children of their own.' indian summer fest runs through sunday. to see a full schedule of events -- get the fox6 news app -- and click "links."
cloud cover will continue to build throughout the afternoon, and we've got a chance for evening and late night showers & storms. rain chances continue into saturday, but we'll be much cooler tomorrow. highs will top off in the lw sunny, but our highs stay in the 70s... maybe even dipping to the 60s by the middle of next week. tonight: a chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 65 dewpoint: 64 wind: s/w 3-7 mph saturday: mostly cloudy with scattered showers possible
wind: nw 15-25 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 49 high: 74 dewpoint: 52 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny start, but clouds return late. am low: 55 high: 77 dewpoint: 58 wind: sw 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with showers and a chance for thun am low: 59 high: 71 dewpoint: 58 wind: n 5-10 mph wednesday: partly sunny. am low: 53 high: 67 dewpoint: 51
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you are watching fox 6 news at 6. it's now down to 2 days or less than 48 hours depending on what measure you prefer. either way, the packers face jacksonville on sunday in florida. it'll be the first game fo guard position taking over for josh sitton and he knows a spotlight will be on him for this one. "definitely you want to go out there and show you belong. show that you're a player on the team that the team can depend on throughout the season and go out there and have a good game." "lane's been doing it with us for a long time. it's not that weird of a jump or big of a change. we've taken plenty of reps throughout practices. we've played with everybody, so after 3 1/2 years together, we're
jaguars right here on fox 6 when they begin the season at noon. that will be followed by the giants and cowboys. then be sure to check out the fox 6 sports blitz sunday night at 10:35 where pip, tim and i will have the analysis of game 1. it's bucky and the zips, but don't expect to hear elton john at camp randall stadium tomorrow afternoon. however expect a raucous crowd even before they jump around after the 3rd quarter. it's also special for everyone on the field. "we've been fortunate and probably spoiled. these kids, camp randall's a great atmosphere and the fans are big time......we get to play gamesa that's a big deal to our kids and the best way we can show our appreciation for the atmosphere and for the fans who come is by playing well." that brings us to another great place for football, tremper high school and that's where tom pipines is tonight as our high school blitz game of the week lands there for the cross town rivalry between tremper and indian trail. hi pip. pip talks about the
school blitz game of the week our project which is new bleachers, new press box, and also new lights. and phase two will start in the spring. it will include a new turf field, a new nine lane track and a team building and concession building as well and new scoreboard." "well, that's very exciting and john i want to thank you for making me feel like kind of like a big shot." "absolutely. love to have you out here pip anytime as long as
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a bunch of oxycontin. four other guys in the car. >> when i met snoop dogg there was like a skinny, younger, white guy who carries the marijuana --. >> the white guy is the fall guy the cops go, hey. don't you do this again. you have a lot to live for, young man. then they let him leave. >> kylie jenner had a really scary thursday night with her sister and some friends. they got stuck in the elevator. it was a big enough deal the fire department had to come and let them out. >> the best thing is they were sharing a granola bar which is probably more than they normally eat in a day. celine dion. would you want to do a saup bowl? >> i would love to do a super bowl. >> she would be amazing. >> there would be a hundred guys in the stadium who would come out during halftime. >> desiigner arrested in new york city on a whole lot of charges. for starters --